Sunday, September 24, 2006

Ventnor's Wall Lizards

Ventnor Botanical Gardens were really hot in the sun today providing ideal conditions for the famous Wall Lizards, which were abundant. The theory is that these were introduced but no-one seems quite sure when. Could they be a relict native population?

Be sure to click for the bigger picture.

Wall Lizard Podarcis muralis

Digiscoped with Nikon Coolpix P4 and 20x Leica APO77

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